Carte Piacentine, Piacenza’s playing cards. My Mother (R.I.P.) learned cartomancy with them. At the time Tarot was almost totally unknown. Witchcraft was very bad seen and considered a devilish thing or a thing for superstitious persons. Also the term Strega was used ONLY with a very bad meaning. Mom just did “cose da Donne” or women’s things.
No need to explain, just a magical world from mouth to ear, from a generation to another, with love and respect. A tool to improve life and give advices for those that had ears to listen and hearts to feel, spades to fight and diamonds to give…

About Manuel Congo

A renowned Palero, Babalawo, Ajarn and Hougan, Manuel Congo lives in rural Italy, where he spends most of his free time touring on his custom Harley Davidson. An avid ethnographer and noted expert on Italian witchcraft, Manuel has spent decades working for elite clients around the world, conducting investigations in locales as far-flung as Togo and Thailand. He enjoys rainy days, BBQ and blondes.

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